White Papers/Posters

NEW "Virtual" White Paper

Clinical Experience with Subcuticular Absorbable Staples for Wound Closure in Mulitple Surgical Specialties
Observations of Improved Outcomes With Decreased Complications, Reduced Overall Costs and Increased Patient Satisfaction

Absorbable Subcuticular Staples Compared With Suture for Cesarean Closure: A Randomized Controlled Trial
“The [INSORB] subcuticular staple group had significantly shorter skin closure time (2.6 versus 8.5 minutes]... the cost reduction with subcuticular staples [compared to suture] was $172 – $829 per case... One needlestick injury occurred with suture.”

500 Consecutive Cesarean Deliveries Closed With Subcuticular Absorbable Staples
“…[resulted in] one hematoma, no seromas and no wound disruptions. The overall surgical site infection rate of 1.2% varied with risk factors.”

Advancement in Plastic Surgery
Dr. James A Rieger, MD

A Time- Effective Cosmetic Skin Closure Solution for the Mastectomy Patient
Nancy L. Guttormson, M.D., F.A.C.S.
James H. Andresivic, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Advancement in Closure of the Thoracic incisions: Experience with Absorbable Skin Staples
Louis F. Jacques, MD

Experience with a Novel Absorbable Subcuticular Skin Stapler in General Surgery
Nancy L. Guttormson, M.D., F.A.C.S.
James H. Andrisevic, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Innovations in the Operating Room: Revolutionary Advance in Skin Closure
LCDR James P. Mathes, NC, USN